Cafe Brûlot – Episode #149

Cafe Brûlot Today’s episode is a discussion about a famous New Orleans drink involving fire, alcohol, history, tradition, and coffee. Resources You can purchase Sue Strachan’s book, The Cafe Brûlot, at Octavia Books, or Amazon. Previous Episodes Mentioned Episode 41 – Southern Food and Beverage Museum – with Liz Williams Episode 98 – Coffee in… Continue reading Cafe Brûlot – Episode #149

New Orleans Réveillon – Episode #148

Reveillon. M Bistro at the Ritz-Carlton.

New Orleans Réveillon with Ian McNulty Have you ever heard of Réveillon? These were traditional meals prepared and served after Midnight Mass in the early morning hours of Christmas. This tradition was carried on in New Orleans until the 1940s when it basically died. In the late 1990s, it was revived by French Quarter restaurants.… Continue reading New Orleans Réveillon – Episode #148

New Orleans Réveillon with Ian McNulty – Episode #79

Reveillon. M Bistro at the Ritz-Carlton.

New Orleans Réveillon with Ian McNulty Have you ever heard of Réveillon? These were traditional meals prepared and served after Midnight Mass in the early morning hours of Christmas. This tradition was carried on in New Orleans until the 1940s when it basically died. In the late 1990s, it was revived by French Quarter restaurants.… Continue reading New Orleans Réveillon with Ian McNulty – Episode #79

Fall Festivals in New Orleans, Part II – Episode #75

Fall Festivals in New Orleans, Part II Today’s show is all about Fall Festivals in New Orleans. It is Part II of our Fall guide. In Episode #71, we covered September and October. Today, we’ll cover events in November and December. By the end of today’s show, we will have you ready to go for… Continue reading Fall Festivals in New Orleans, Part II – Episode #75

Reveillon Dining with Tom Fitzmorris, Host of the Food Show

Tom Fitzmorris has been hosting a daily radio show about New Orleans food and dining for 28 years. Since 1977, Tom has also published the New Orleans MENU, a newsletter offering reader restaurant reviews, New Orleans recipes, and more. In today’s episode, Mark drops in on Tom’s radio show to ask about the history of… Continue reading Reveillon Dining with Tom Fitzmorris, Host of the Food Show